Reviews

86 - Winter Wildcards
4.5
He is back!
By nickmoan, 24-12-2021

Romain Alessandrini is back! When i saw that EA added another sick special card of him i knew i had to try him out. I play him as a left striker in a 4222 formation next to baby eusebio. Alessandrini is a very very solid striker, especially for his price. Before him i have used flashback Karim Benzema, Neymar and for a very short time Mbappe. Allesandrini is absolutely rapid, the 95 pace that is given to him seems a tad low considering he feels equally fast as Mbappe, probably because he is so agile. His finishing is also very very solid. I do reccomend you try to mainly shoot with his strong foot because the shots with his weak foot can be a bit inconsistent. He is rather easy to link because of his nationality but if you don't have many french players, or icons, it might be a bit of a challenge. This card is definitely worth the price. It's even very cheap. I prefer him over normal neymar and flashback Benzema and he comes close to Mbappe. I played 21 games with him. 5 in fut champs qualifying and 16 games in division rivals division 2 and 1 (used to be elite but because of the new season we all got set back) I DO reccomend trying him out if you can!

-Very fast

-very agile

-great finishing with strong foot

-quite easy to link

-price

-weakfoot sometimes (not a very big issue)

-heading

-physical

Formation: 4222
Position: ST
Games: 21
GPG: 0.81
APG: 0.38
4.5
Overall
5.0
Value
4.5
GC
5.0
Stamina
Pace (10/10)
Shooting (9/10)
Passing (8/10)
Dribbling (10/10)
Defending (6/10)
Physicality (6/10)
4.5
Alessandrini Review
By Theft90, 27-12-2021

So I decided to use him at LAM in a 4-2-3-1 and also as a left ST in a 4-1-2-1-2 (2). Keep in mind most of the games I have played with him I won and didnt even switch to the 2nd formations, as that is my go-to one when im losing. Let me start by saying that he is very good in both positions in my opinion, however he performed a bit better as a LS partnered up with Mbappé. His main asset, in my opinion, is his insane shooting - he basically finishes anything.His shot power is unstoppable and he can comfortably bang in goals from outside the box. His dribbling is also good, its not insane but it definitely is good. What surprised me was his Physical though - he did not get pushed of the ball often whatsoever and quite often came out of precarious situations with the ball. His passing is definitely not bad, but also not anything special. He can execute the occasional over the top through ball pretty well, but it just isnt consistent enough. Basically keep it simple with this guy - driven passes are usually pretty good with him. Also I should mention that I played most of the games with him in the Weekend League.

  • Shooting - extremely strong shooting ability, can finish pretty much anything from anywhere
  • Physical - I found him strong enough, stamina is good as well and he fights for the ball with his high aggression
  • Dribbling - It isnt as good as I would have thought it would have been, but its still very good
  • Pace - insane pace, glides past defenders for fun


  • Linkability - his league is straight up awful
  • Aerial ability - he will not win you any headers
Formation: 4231
Position: LW
Games: 35
GPG: 0.49
APG: 0.29
4.5
Overall
5.0
Value
4.5
GC
4.5
Stamina
Pace (10/10)
Shooting (10/10)
Passing (7/10)
Dribbling (8/10)
Defending (5/10)
Physicality (8/10)
5.0
Most complete striker i've used
By wimpiechimpie, 16-01-2022

Alessandrini back at it again with the yearly non-performance based card. I've used gold Ben Yedder for most of the year and i thought that he wasn't pacy enough as a striker. I wanted to put Alessandrini in my team but i didn't have the coins. That's when i packed him in an 81-89x10 pack. Now i play him up front in a 4-1-2-1-2 with winter wildcards Aouar. His weak foot feels like 5 star in some situations. He is absolutely fenomenal. His pace is good, his shooting is so good that he scores most of the shots in a 20m radius, his passing is great for a striker, his dribbling makes it so he can open up chances and score. The only downside is his physique which is a little bit on the low side but it doesn't really matter. For me he's absolutely worth the coins, so go give him a try! 83 goals and 32 assists isn't a lot, but every weekend league i give wins away. This was my review and i hope it helped, if you're buying him have fun!

Pace, shooting, passing and dribbling

??Physique, but it doesn't matter tbh

Formation: 41212
Position: ST
Games: 123
GPG: 0.67
APG: 0.26
5.0
Overall
4.5
Value
5.0
GC
5.0
Stamina
Pace (9/10)
Shooting (10/10)
Passing (8/10)
Dribbling (10/10)
Defending (4/10)
Physicality (7/10)
3.5
Solid but not quite what he was
By EdBennett, 24-01-2022

Bought him since on previous FIFAs, he's been impossible to defend against. unfortunately though, he's not as effective on this FIFA as he was on others.


Used on marksman, he gets 95 Pace, 97 Shooting and 96 Dribbling- insane stats that suggest he'd put in some R9 like performances. While he's definitely good, as the 55k Price tag suggests, he's nowhere near the level that his stats suggest.


Attributes



Pace- Rapid as hell, no need for a boost and no criticism here, he can comfortably outpace almost anyone.


Shooting- Actually quite hit or miss. Some shots are insane, and others are very feeble and weak, and easy for any keeper to catch. Longshots are very effective with this card and his volleys are great, though a lot of his in the box, close finishes are very poor. I've used him alongside FB Icardi and this really exposes Alessandrini's weaknesses.


Dribbling- Sadly, nowhere near the level that the 96 stat (on Marksman) suggests. Feels a bit heavy and unresponsive on the ball, likely due to the Average Body Type. I was very surprised at this considering all stats are 92+ except for Composure. Close dribbling and ball shielding are good, but he doesn't have the rapid, electric dribbling that players like my UEFA Politano have.


Passing- Passing feels good over a short range, not really had any problems here except for through-balls which are lacklustre, but overall better passing than a lot of strikers I've used


Physical- A definite positive on this card. Feels a lot stronger on the ball and better at ball-shielding than I expected. Don't bother trying to score headers with him though, as he won't find the back of the net



Overall


Overall, if you're a bit tight on coins then he's a solid option. I wouldn't be too lead by the stats with chem style boosts as he won't live up to that hype, and I wouldn't play him as a loan striker too, since he's not dynamic enough to lead an attack on his own. He could definitely be worth a try, though personally I think there are better options out there for a very similar price such as Winter Wildcards Morales, who I've found to be insanely good (on Engine) and a much more dependable forward

Very fast

Good Longshots and Volleys

Good Short Passing in game

Much better Physical than expected

Shooting is inconsistent, poor close range shots

Dribbling is very underwhelming

Body Type makes him feel a bit heavy

Headers are a no-go

Linkability

Better options out there for a similar price

Formation: 4321
Position: RF
Games: 28
GPG: 0.43
APG: 0.14
3.5
Overall
4.0
Value
3.0
GC
4.0
Stamina
Pace (10/10)
Shooting (8/10)
Passing (7/10)
Dribbling (7/10)
Defending (4/10)
Physicality (8/10)
4.0
Best Budget Striker
By deekayX, 12-01-2022

Before this card released, I was using fire correa, then alessandrini came out and I had to test him out. Used him in rivals (div 2) in a 442 partnered up with fb benzema and he was amazing for his price. He is crazy when it comes to pure speed. Plus his high agility and balance made it very easy to pass defenders. His left foot is an absolute rocket and that makes it very easy to score inside and outside of the box shots. His finesse shots were top class even though he dosent have the trait. His shooting kinda felt similar to ginola. His 4 star week foot kinda made it a bit difficult in some situations, but its good enough to score on. His passing is decent for a striker, nothing else to say about it. His r1/rb dribbling is excellent. He is pretty short which makes it feel alot smoother and makes him abit faster on the ball. Dosent win much headers but i did notice he dosent get bumped off the ball. Stamina was good enough to last 90 mins. Overall i like him alot and for what he gives out for his card this price is an absoloute steal. Definately would cop if looking for a st.

  • stupidly quick on the ball
  • high shot power makes it easy to score
  • insane agility and balance
  • Very good power long shots and finesse long shots
  • high aggression makes it easy not to get bumped off the ball
  • 4 star weak foot can be bad at some times
  • dosent win headers
  • kinda takes big touches sometimes
Formation: 442
Position: ST
Games: 16
GPG: 1.75
APG: 0.56
4.0
Overall
5.0
Value
4.0
GC
4.0
Stamina
Pace (10/10)
Shooting (9/10)
Passing (7/10)
Dribbling (9/10)
Defending (5/10)
Physicality (7/10)